Image by Anu Ranasinghe via Flickr President Obama's much-told story about his mother's fight to get cancer coverage was untrue, according to a recently published book. And the White House isn't disputing the author's account. The New York Times reports that Janny Scott, in her biography, “A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading To tell the truth… Can we expect that of our politicians?
Image by wmrice via Flickr In the Great State of Michigan we are going through a lot of growing pains as of late. In November we elected a new Governor, Rick Snyder. He won the Governorship overwhelmingly by stating exactly what needs to happen in this state to fix it. Cut corporate taxes, share the … Continue reading Tenured… So now I don’t have to care
Image via Wikipedia Michigan Budget and Economic Facts 5/25/2011 10:02 AM An organization called Public Notice has assembled state fact sheets that outline budget and economic facts for all 50 states. Here's Michigan's: Budget: Total State Expenditures (FY 2010 estimated): $45.7 billion Income Tax Rate (Tax Year 2011): 4.35 percent Sales Tax Rate (2011): 6 … Continue reading Michigan… Our current state
Image by wmrice via Flickr The American people have a tendency to forget quickly…. This past November we held local, state and national elections all over our great nation. Overwhelmingly we voted for conservatives, we told the powers that that be that we no longer wanted our government to spend our money freely, that we … Continue reading American short term memory loss
November 2, 2010 was not the end of the fight, but rather just the start of it all. we, the conservatives of this nation have won a small victory, but we can not sit back and wait. We now, more than ever have to fight. November 2012 is our next battle ground, we need to … Continue reading The Shot Heard Around the World
Just a few random thoughts and views expressed here… The heat wave of 2010 is here, and in Michigan we have been feeling it, with the temps in the upper 90’s but feeling like the 100’s. It’s been a hot few days, but it looks like it is over, for now. The stupidity of some … Continue reading Thoughts and Views